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. but it continues. >> thank you. >>> a man on trial for a double murder is his own attorney. but he is using his time before a judge to hurl insults at the victim's families. the man's outbursts have some questioning, where is the justice? cbs 5 reporter john ramos on his courtroom antics. >> reporter: in a martinez courtroom the justice system is playing itself out. but for those who have to endure it, it doesn't feel much like justice. >> we know what happens basically. he has confessed to it several times in court. we just have to go through the process. that's the endurance part that's really heart. >> reporter: he is on trial for the 2009 murder of his ex- girlfriend, deborah ann ross, and her friend, ersie everette. burris allegedly shot them both in a jealous rage at the toll plaza of the richmond/san rafael bridge where ross worked as a tolltaker but because burris is acting as his own attorney at trial the families of the victims are having insult added to their injuries. >> he is allowed to say so many outrageous and really hurtful things to the family. >> the things that he said about
someone will be how they behaved while they were in prison so that requires us to get the records from the prison and that will take some amount of time. >> reporter: now, you can bet the news about prop 36 is spreading quickly throughout the prison system. and folks coming back to santa clara county might be the first off because the filtering process that all the counties are going to have to go through, dana, has already been done here. so they will be the first out. what has to take place is hearings and they will be scheduled probably here within the next three to six months. >> len ramirez in san jose, thank you. >>> new details on a police raid at some mountain view apartments. state and local law enforcement teams served four search warrants on bush street around noon. they turned up a shotgun, drugs and a suspected drug lab. at least two people were arrested. investigators say the drug lab was being used to make meth or a synthetic hallucinogen called dmt. neighbors tipped off police. >>> homeowners in an upscale oakland neighborhood are so fed up with crime they are ready to
out. they show up. there's nights where the customers have sat here all night waiting to help us do sandbags. and we sandbag the whole neighborhood as a team. the hydrology people say the tides don't matter. everybody who lives in napa thinks tides do matter. we'll see how it works out. >> reporter: tides do matter and tomorrow we have two high tides the second one occurring at 1:40 in the afternoon should reach levels over 7 feet. watch us online at cbssf.com/weather. reporting from napa, roberta gonzales cbs 5. >>> thank you. one north bay community is always on alert during heavy rains. san anselmo has seen some very serious flooding over the years. but some businesses there tell cbs 5's mike sugerman, there is no need to make a big production out of it. >> reporter: well, allen, at san anselmo it is raining now and i'm by the creek and it's actually a beautiful sight. but it would take coming up to about here to actually flood and a lot of people are saying, i don't think that's going to really happen. it's november in san anselmo and here comes the rain. residents know when tha
something 70% full timers 20 years ago to now 70% part-timers. they are also using new technology that sets employee hours by tracking the ebb and flow of customer traffic. >> technology destroys jobs. >> reporter: for people like karen, part time is enough time for now. >> hoping this will be the start of the next big thing for me. >> reporter: so the jobs market is gaining momentum but many of those out there are paying less and less. meanwhile, the paragon outlet mall in livermore is in the process of hiring more than 2,000 part time and full-time workers. in livermore, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> a new poll shows a dramatic shift in the way californians think about the death penalty. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how they may be ready to end capital punishment here. grace. >> reporter: records the field poll has been asking this questions for six decades typically they would vote no supporting the death penalty. right now at this time in fact cycle most people vote no if they're undecided. that's not what we're seeing in this poll. it surprised a lot of people including the fie
to or past the use of life. that's not uncommon in the bay area. >> reporter: they say they do the best to replace them as time and money allows, but admit there are other aging pipes in the area that could also present a risk. >> i would say to the degree that we have all of these, i think any pipe on any given day has some vulnerability associated with it. >> so you can see it is a near miss for this neighborhood for the most part, except for the damaged cars. meanwhile they are still working on determining the cause. dana, they are looking closely at the age of the pipe. >> so this is definitely a water pipe. there is no sewage, there is no health risk here? >> reporter: that's right. it was a water pipe connected to a reservoir. but in terms of health risks, the neighbors are still jittery. there is perhaps rain on the horizon but the city assures them that they are fine for now. they'll be okay. >> we'll keep an eye on that. joe, thank you. >>> and coming up in about 20 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to make sure that your protected from something like th
of this club. we believe that. and they helped us do this. they filled the house every night. we want to thank them. >> reporter: it's estimated one million people would show and it looks like they did. >> i found this broom on the side of the road about two months ago with shovels and rakes and i didn't know why i took it. and now it's -- [ indiscernible ] [ screaming ] >> reporter: the cars carried the players but couldn't contain all of them. >> reporter: sergio romo is running away. where did sergio go? >> he jumped out. he slowed down for his fans jumped out and hit the streets. >> reporter: who are you? >> i'm his homey. >> reporter: they call his fans romosexual. then hunter pence. you gave the pep talk. that's credited with a couple of wins. >> that's a bunch of smoke. it was a completely -- this team played together. we played with a lot of heart, incredible performances all the way up and down our pitching. bullpen, starting pitching, defense, everyone. >> reporter: everyone here seemed to have a pretty good time. >> go, giants! whoo! >> reporter: looking at one of the fountains on
: is that fair. >> it's all strategic. [ laughter ] >> reporter: yeah. now, people using their mobile devices this year expected to increase that option by about 110%. and cyber monday alone expected to be worth about $2 billion. liz? >> wow. all right. those deals must be worth it. don knapp in emeryville, thank you. >>> shoppers did start lining up well before the sun came up today. as elissa harrington shows us some bay area bargain hunters were disappointed before dawn instead of getting deals. >> reporter: >> reporter: and they're off! black friday shoppers got started a full day early this year. a slew of stores opened thursday. kmart in san mateo let customers in at 6 a.m. but deal seekers started lining up in the cold the night before. >> 10:00 last night. >> the firstget the deals for christmas all for the family. >> reporter: the hot ticket items electronics. >> tvs, computers, xboxest, you name it. >> reporter: hundreds at kmart waited hours for this tv a 32" plasma for $97. but the mad rush to the electronics section was a big disappointment for many shoppers. only 10 of those tvs
us on a spending path that will inevitably lead to increased tuition costs for students in the next several months. >> but what i heard today is there's a minimum 6% increase in tuition on its way. minimum. >> reporter: the governor denied that his trip to long beach yesterday and to the uc regents meeting today was related to managing public relations for prop 30. >> no. this is a serious effort. i'm going to try the best i can to keep tuition down and i'm going to try the best i can to get revenue from the state. >> reporter: this is not the first time that the governor and his second in command have butted heads on the same issue. the lieutenant governor reiterated today that what was promised from prop 30 is not necessarily what is going to be delivered. >> this is my fear a few months ago, prop 30 no tuition increase and just a week after the election here we are and we're in a frame arguably that's the path we're walking down. >> reporter: what's next? this tuition increase could happen anytime before the final budget is turned in, in mid- june and clearly there's a lot of pol
to a different retail chain but i'm going to use it anyway, attention walmart shoppers. you may want to prepare for a different kind of line this black friday. a picket line. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on the wage war that could shake up some shopping plans. ann. >>> reporter: it's not clear what we'll see at walmart across the bay area over the next couple of days. there are going to be some labor actions but they seem to be disorganized and they don't actually always include walmart employees. [ chanting ] >>> reporter: these are not walmart workers. they are child care advocates who took the extraordinary step of marching into this oakland walmart to protest the way the company does business. >> they need to be more supportive of the american families and, you know, raise their wages and treat their workers with respect. [ chanting ] >> reporter: this is the ramp- up to a thanksgiving day black friday one-two punch against the retail giant. actions include strikes and protests nationwide. each location will be different and there is a sense of general disorganization. raymond bravo works
spots are still flooded. cbs 5 reporter da lin shows us that includes a stretch of the great highway tonight. >> reporter: they had to shut down the great highway because of standing water from lincoln to slope. this traffic signal is buried in 7 feet of sand. the high winds blew the beach sand on the road. a combination of heavy downpours and high winds flooded streets and knocked out power around the bay area this morning. >> it was pouring down rain. >> reporter: high winds brought down this large tree limb in saratoga. pg&e officials say this 28-foot section shut down traffic on thelma avenue and knocked out power to about 200 homes in the neighborhood. pg&e crews hope to have electricity here restored by 7:00. same problem in pacifica. pg&e crews say 7 outages in the coastal city darkened about 1200 homes and business. >> we are the first guys to get wind right off the ocean. so it's more gusty than you get over the hill or even in san francisco. we're like the front line as far as that's concerned. >> reporter: some small business owners had to shut down their stores. >> hardwa
't sitting out at those tables today. [ laughter ] >> reporter: he met us at the castro and wanted to display his thoughts on the matter. >> thank you, joe vazquez. >>> that's bad timing at the dinner hour. as the holiday travel rush heats up the rain is coming down. chief meteorologist paul deanno tracking the storm for us. >> we'll talk more about the commute than we'll talk about "that." we have a lot of rainfall out there on the peninsula. high-def doppler radar. first time lapse mode shows you all the moisture piling in from the pacific. now a little tighter and show you the live radar the actual sweep and where the radar and the rain is as of this second. it's a soggy drive on 101 from santa rosa to novato. north all the way up to cloverdale and healdsburg and we're also wet in napa county. we're wet in san francisco and right across the golden gate bridge sausalito and tiburon now enjoying some rainfall, as well. take a look at the rainfall disparity. our computer predicts 10 times as much rainfall in san rafael than compared to san jose. so farther north the more rain you will receive
using a water courtesy cup for soda. imagine getting a life sentence for that? prop 36 is going to affect a lot of people because it's retroactive to march 7, 1994. that's when the state legislature initially passed it. >> thank you. >>> and you can find election results for the bay area and beyond on our website, cbssf.com. >>> he is going to be missed. >> a growing memorial for a bay area store owner. the sacrifice by his family hoping to find his killer. >> attention, shoppers! extra police on patrol. the bay area retail event prompting a warning from those police officers. >> mother nature is giving us a 20-degree change from the 80s to 60s in one day. we are getting colder. hi-def doppler is dry right now. it's going to be wet soon but it's not only rain coming to the bay area. here's a live look outside. your forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, into nancy pelosi's napa ho. 21-year-old kevin hagan from napa admit >>> police have arrested a man who says he broke into nancy pelosi's home in napa. the 21-year-old from napa admits he burglarized six houses in the neighbo
under $497 billion today. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez tells us as stocks drop, customer loyalty remains high. >> reporter: apple fans always remain loyal to the company. >> i think the brand is the product. it's not going any of where. >> reporter: but investors have been a lot more fickle. >> apple dropped about 30% from its all-time high of $705. >> reporter: and that's just since september. menlo park portfolio manager patrick white says a combination of factors has triggered a bona fide apple sell-off. >> to drop 30% in a short period of time means the investment public's perception has changed. and either they are using it for a source of funds or they think that the company has sold all the ipads and imax that they are going to sell ever. >> reporter: although apple stocks finished up slightly today, its price of $527 a share is not enough to erase its dramatic downhill slide. dating back to the original ipod and then continuing with the iphone and the ipad, apple has had a string of consumer hits. what it hasn't had a lot of, that is until now, is competition. >> microsoft and kn
. >>> well proposition 30 which raises taxes was passed by california voters last tuesday. grace lee shows us tonight, young voters were an important part of that prop 30. >> they sure were. and we're curious about which polls are right and wrong, and before the election, field poll predicted those under the age, it might be up to 28% and that difference may get something to pass. >> billions more will come into schools if prop 30 passes. >> it was close, but in the final weeks leading up to the election, the governor was out front campaigning for proposition 30 seven days aaweek and -- aweek and apparently young voters were listening. it raises a sales tax by a quarter cents and raises taxes on the wealthy. they campaigned online and debated it on social media and lived with the threat of increased tuition and fewer classroom days. >> it is ridiculous. everyone is saying you have to vote. you have to vote on this. >> on our ipads, our computers, so seeing posts telling you to vote is impressionable. >> the issues that young voters care about really spurred them to the polls. >> they know the
5 reporter mark sayre shows us the storm preparations under way. >> reporter: residents in the north bay expect they are going to be hit hard. they are aware of the potential dangers from past experience and residents are not taking any chances. with some predictions of perhaps a foot of rainfall in the north bay hills over the next few days, residents like patricia aren't taking chances. >> we live in kind of a low spot at the bottom of a hill so a lot of water comes down and so this is to go around the garage, some of the doors and basement. >> reporter: she hired the son of a friend to help her get ready for the storms and they are loading up on sandbags. >> 15, 20 pounds but not too heavy or you won't be able to line them up correctly. >> reporter: san anselmo is no stranger to flooding. the downtown area was heavily damaged in 2005 so residents and merchants alike take the warnings of what's in store seriously. michael feldman's art gallery still displays a plaque which shows the high watermark in 2005 halfway up the main entrance. >> i think this one is going to be strong. a lo
tells us when the rain is going to get here. >> looks and feels like rain but it's not here yet. showers are offshore paralleling the coastline moving from south to north so we have about five or six more hours before the rain begins. big area of low pressure we have been watching this guy all week long. it's now approaching the coastline and actually southern california has seen some moderate to heavy rainfall just to the north and west of los angeles. for us tonight tomorrow morning, this is very likely going to be a sloppy commute early tomorrow. check out the bull's eye of rainfall. santa rosa, our computer model forecasting more than an inch of rain just between now and 6:00 tomorrow evening. we'll talk more about the weekend how long that rain is going to stick around coming up. >> we'll see you in a few. thank you. >>> he gunned down two people in a jealous rage. now a jury will decide whether a toll plaza killer get the dealt sentence. cbs 5 reporter don knapp says the family is split when it comes to the fate of the convicted killer. >> reporter: jurors were literally on the edg
't appear. >> thank you. >>> now to the black friday you're more used to seeing long lines of shoppers. they waited hours for the midnight opening of best buy in santana row in san jose. as soon as workers gave the green light customers poured inside searching for bargains. >> to be able to get a good deal on this, it's worth standing in line for it. >> so what do customers have their eyes on? a lot of said the same thing no surprise here, tvs. >>> things died down by the time we got to target in colma just after midnight. that's because the store opened at 9:00 last night. target even offered a second round of deals that started at 4 a.m. of the. >> we have investigated if we could get the same price all year and usually black friday is it. >> this is the first time target opened that early on a black friday. >>> lines of cars tied up traffic in livermore. bargain hunters waited to get to the paragon outlet as cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us. >> reporter: it's the day of deals. >> i got some sweaters and i got scarves and i got a lot of shirts. >> christmas shopping already. >>
going biblical on us. but did he go to the seminary so he was right in his mode tonight with people like senator dianne feinstein with mayor ed lee, ronnie lott was up there. of course, willie brown. and the party chair, john burton, all here in san francisco tonight. they will be on the phones later tonight to call people personally and rally them in support of prop 30 and then tomorrow of course we'll have all the results here on cbs 5. back to you. >> thank you, ken bastida. >>> even as governor brown makes a final push in support of prop 30, a well-funded secretive effort has been at work to defeat it. cbs 5 political analyst phil matier with a look at where the money trail leads. phil. >> reporter: you know, dana, that's one of the mysteries of this election. anonymous donors playing big money in california politics. here's the story. >>> reporter: two conservative groups the virginia-based americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona collected $11 million and then handed it over to another arizona group, americans for responsible leadership who the
the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of time. >> reporter: although unemployment is still higher than pre-recession levels, san jose is confident that silicon valley is on the comeback and the city wants to be ready when business is ready. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight in a san jose murder mystery. police have just named a suspect. officers got a 911 call from a home on evangeline drive at 5:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us who investigators are looking for. >> reporter: he is the man who lives in this home behind me the home where the body was found. let me show you his picture just released within the hour from the san jose police department. his name is troy nosenzo wanted for suspicion of homicide. san jose police are asking for help from the public to find him. >> he is wanted. there is enough information that the de
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